Movies like Psych-Out

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Psych-Out (1968)
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Psych-Out (1968)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Jenny, a deaf runaway who has just arrived in San Francisco's Haight-Ashbury district to find her long-lost brother, a mysterious bearded sculptor known around town as The Seeker. She falls in with a psychedelic band, Mumblin' Jim, whose members include Stoney, Ben, and Elwood. They hide her from the fuzz in their crash pad, a Victorian house crowded with love beads and necking couples. Mumblin' Jim's truth-seeking friend Dave considers the band's pursuit of success "playing games," but he agrees to help Jennie anyway.
Style: atmospheric, serious, realistic, psychedelic, psychotronic, cult film
Plot: missing person, fish out of water, crimes, drug abuse, friends, misfit, drug dealing, music band, crime, fugitives, mute or deaf, chases and races, buddies, sex, fight, musician, marijuana, female nudity, criminal, suicide, hippie, drugs, puzzle, rock band, rock music ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: san francisco, usa, california

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Most similar movies to Psych-Out

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, atmospheric and bleak films with plots about crimes, friends, misfit, society, life is a bitch, drug abuse and drug dealing mostly in Drama, Adventure and Crime genres. Some movies like Psych-Out: The Trip (1967), Easy Rider (1969), Hells Angels on Wheels (1967), Five Easy Pieces (1970), The Hard Road (1970). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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The Trip (1967)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Paul Groves, a television commercial director, is in the midst of a personality crisis. His wife Sally has left him and he seeks the help of his friend John, a self-styled guru who's an advocate of LSD. Paul asks John to be the guide on his ...
Style: psychological, atmospheric, psychotronic, surreal, captivating ...
Plot: lsd, drug abuse, self discovery, hallucination, unfulfillment, midlife crisis, estrangement, psychedelia, guru, hippie, panic, divorce ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 70s
Place: tokyo, california
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100%
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Easy Rider (1969)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A cross-country trip to sell drugs puts two hippie bikers on a collision course with small-town prejudices.
Style: psychedelic, road movie, realistic, avant garde, atmospheric ...
Plot: hippie, lsd, anti heroes, friendship, on the road, hitchhiker, rebelliousness, biker, marijuana, existentialism, motorcycle, americana ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s, year 1969, 70s
Place: usa, new orleans, los angeles, louisiana, arizona ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Hells Angels on Wheels (1967)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: At first gas station attendant Poet is happy when the rockers gang “Hell’s Angels” finally accepts him. But he’s shocked when he learns how brutal they are – not even murder is a taboo to them. He gets himself in trouble when the ...
Style: humorous, atmospheric, sincere, feel good, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, motorcycle race, gang, love triangle, bar fight, jealousy, motorcycle, crimes, love and romance, buddies, partners, adventure ...
Time: 60s
Place: california, usa, oakland california, san francisco, nevada
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Five Easy Pieces (1970)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A drop-out from upper-class America picks up work along the way on oil-rigs when his life isn't spent in a squalid succession of bars, motels, and other points of interest.
Style: road movie, realistic, thought provoking, serious, captivating ...
Plot: road trip, hitchhiker, rebelliousness, dysfunctional family, musician, self discovery, character study, working class, family problems, identity crisis, americana, social differences ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: california, usa, washington state, southern california, los angeles ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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The Hard Road (1970)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A cautionary tale. At 17, Sherman Oaks high schooler Pam Banner has a baby out of wedlock. The baby is adopted, but Pam's too embarrassed to go back to school, so her dad gets her a job as the receptionist for a talent agent. A rock star takes ...
Style: cult film, psychotronic, tragic ending, psychedelic
Plot: van, teenager, new job, ambulance, hallucination, addiction, police, drug addict, father daughter relationship, exploitation, transvestite, runaway ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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Tracks (1976)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A soldier returns from Vietnam on special assignment, accompanying the body of his friend by train to California for burial. During the trip, he falls in love with a gentle college student. But their relationship is shattered by his flashbacks to ...
Style: serious, realistic, contemplative, gloomy, psychological
Plot: train, soldier, homecoming, friendship, mentally unstable, military, buddies, battles, friends, psychopath, mental illness, college ...
Place: vietnam, usa, california, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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 787
Rapture (1965)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Agnes, a lonely teenage girl, and her father befriend an escaped convict, named Joseph, who arrives at their farm in Brittany, France. When Joseph develops an attraction to Agnes, her father threatens to break up the union.
Style: realistic, serious
Plot: teenage life, fall in love, tragic love, adolescence vs adulthood, parents and children, farm, opposites attract, love and romance, fugitives, on the run, crimes, youth ...
Time: 60s
Place: france, europe, brittany
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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 179
Maryjane (1968)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A teacher trying to break up a local drug ring is framed and arrested for possession of marijuana.
Style: serious, realistic, psychotronic
Plot: high school, friendship, school, frame up, drug dealing, dedicated educator, life is a bitch, partners, society, crimes, youth, rebellion ...
Time: 30s, 1930s
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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Harrison Montgomery (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: In a rundown apartment complex in San Francisco's Tenderloin, a septuagenarian seer is waiting for his final message. For decades the eccentric recluse has chronicled the phrases of the Wheel of Fortune and deciphered their hidden meaning - the ...
Style: serious, sincere, emotional, touching, realistic
Plot: elderly, friendship, follow your dream, lifestyle, family problems, buddies, hopes, love and romance, crimes, life is a bitch, danger, single parent ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: san francisco, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Love Is the Drug (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Jonah Brand (John Patrick Amedori) isn't necessarily the type of guy who would interest ultra-hot Sara Weller (Lizzy Caplan). But when she and her friends find out he works at a pharmacy, they charm him into their circle and gain his trust with ...
Style: serious, emotional, suspenseful, suspense, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: love triangle, teenage love, lifestyle, juvenile delinquency, kids in trouble, teenage life, life is a bitch, youth, drug dealing, fall in love, social relations, misfit ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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 450
Heartbreakers (1984)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Best friends Eli and Blue, both at a crossroads in their professional lives, find their friendship put to the test when they become preoccupied with the same woman
Style: realistic, serious
Plot: romance, nudity (full frontal - brief), sexual content, profanity, friendship, couples, thirtysomething life, friends, betrayal, love and romance, one female two males threesome, male friendship ...
Time: 60s
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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Border Radio (1987)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Before carving out a niche as one of the most distinct voices in nineties American cinema, Allison Anders made her debut, alongside codirectors and fellow UCLA film school students Kurt Voss and Dean Lent, with 1987’s Border Radio. A low-key, ...
Style: atmospheric, sincere, realistic, serious, talky ...
Plot: on the run, friendship, friends, disorder, chases and races, dishonesty, musician's life, hopes, unlikely criminals, crimes, artists and showbiz, starting over ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: los angeles, latin america, mexico, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
The Second Chance (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Ethan Jenkins (Michael W. Smith) and Jake Sanders (introducing Jeff Obafemi Carr) are both passionate pastors who worship the same God from the same book--but that's where the similarity ends. When they are suddenly thrown together in a tough ...
Style: christian film, serious, realistic, captivating, suspenseful ...
Plot: fish out of water, clergy, suburban life, buddies, rich and poor, gang, crimes, city life, disorder, suburbs, friends, life is a bitch ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Carnal Knowledge (1971)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: The concurrent sexual lives of best friends Jonathan and Sandy are presented, those lives which are affected by the sexual mores of the time and their own temperament, especially in relation to the respective women who end up in their lives.
Style: sexy, sexual, talky, cynical, realistic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: mate swapping, friends, friendship, college, coming of age, college life, midlife crisis, infidelity, love triangle, battle of the sexes, romance, hippie ...
Time: 50s, 60s, 1940s, 40s, 20th century ...
Place: new york, usa, asia, vietnam, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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Sweet Nothing (1995)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Angel celebrates the birth of his daughter by taking his first hit of crack cocaine. With the hesitant support of his wife, Monika, he joins a friend of his to deal drugs for a short time--enough time to get out of debt and buy some nice things for ...
Style: realistic, serious, melancholic, bleak, gloomy ...
Plot: drug abuse, family relations, family problems, downfall, introspection, misfit, life is a bitch, crumbling marriage, drug addiction, drug dealing, existentialism, loneliness ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: new york, usa, bronx new york city, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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Ironweed (1987)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 143 min.
Story: Albany, New York, Halloween, 1938. Francis Phelan and Helen Archer are bums, back in their birth city. She was a singer on the radio, he a major league pitcher. Death surrounds them: she's sick, a pal has cancer, he digs graves at the cemetery ...
Style: emotional, touching, realistic, serious, sincere ...
Plot: alcohol abuse, redemption, couple relations, mental illness, buddies, life is a bitch, best friends, rich and poor, parents and children, human nature, family relations, homeless ...
Time: 1900s, 20th century, 1930s, 1910s, 30s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Bigga Than Ben (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Spiker & Cobakka are two self-confessed 'pieces of Moscow scum' who come to London to rip it off. This is their guide.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, bleak, disturbing ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: drug dealing, crimes, buddies, partners, immigrants, misfit, dishonesty, cons and scams, friends, society, crime, fighting the system ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Thicker Than Water (1999)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: In Los Angeles, two rival gang leaders are also trying to be music producers. When DJ's equipment shorts out and Lonzo is cut out of the action by a record producer, the two join forces, which also requires a tentative peace between gangs. With ...
Style: rough, bleak, suspenseful, realistic, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, drug dealing, partners, society, crime, criminal's revenge, city life, drug abuse, juvenile delinquency, going straight, gangsters, rise and fall ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles, new orleans, california, usa, south central los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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The Big Bounce (1969)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A Vietnam veteran and ex-con is persuaded by a shady woman to rob a $50,000 payroll account on a California produce farm. But who is playing who?
Style: serious, realistic, sexy, sexual
Plot: farm, robbery, car accident, femme fatale, love and romance, gays and lesbians, single parent, couples, sexual relations, dishonesty, crimes, vietnam veteran ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Zabriskie Point (1970)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: An epic portrait of late Sixties America, as seen through the portrayal of two of its children: anthropology student Daria (who's helping a property developer build a village in the Los Angeles desert) and dropout Mark (who's wanted by the ...
Style: surreal, serious, realistic, atmospheric, road movie ...
Plot: hippie, counterculture, politics, rebellion, sex orgy, materialism, revolution, love and romance, twentysomething life, rebelliousness, parents and children, on the road ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 70s
Place: california, usa, los angeles, america, phoenix arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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Dealer (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: Hungary
Duration: 130 min.
Story: In an impressive follow up to his debut film Forest, Benedek Fliegauf tells the uncompromising story of a day in the life of a drug dealer. His clients include the leader of a religious sect, a friend who needs a final fix, a former lover who has ...
Style: psychological, stylized, atmospheric, serious, bleak ...
Plot: life is a bitch, addiction, drug abuse, misfit, social misfits, drug dealing, crimes, estrangement, society, overdose, drugs/alcohol, urban ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: hungary, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 6.8
 313
A Good Baby (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A young loner wandering the back roads of North Carolina comes across an abandoned baby. He immediately starts seeking the baby's parents, but starts developing a bond with the child that explores his own isolated roots.
Style: psychological, atmospheric, realistic, serious, gloomy
Plot: missing child, family relations, family problems, crimes, orphan, missing person, adoption, isolation, abandoned baby, sexual content, graphic violence, pregnancy ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: north carolina, appalachia
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Riot on Sunset Strip (1967)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A police captain (Aldo Ray) is caught between businesses operating on the Los Angeles Sunset Strip who don't like the punks hanging out, and his belief in allowing the kids their rights. But when his daughter (Mimsy Farmer) gets involved with ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic, psychotronic
Plot: gang rape, mini skirt, summer of love, rivalry, life is a bitch, crimes, urban, vengeance, vigilantism, crime, law enforcement, riot ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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The Porcelain Horse (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Ecuador
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Paco Chavez's life is careless and charming. It's a life of illicit drugs and a forbidden love affair he carries with Lucia, his former high school sweetheart, now married to another man. One night, Paco and his younger brother Luis, enter ...
Style: atmospheric, realistic, serious, suspenseful, bleak
Plot: forbidden love, love affair, addiction, family relations, love and romance, crimes, life is a bitch, drug abuse, parents and children, drug dealing, nudity (full frontal - brief), brother brother relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: ecuador, latin america
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23%
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Harvest (1998)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A DEA agent and a local sheriff have to wrestle with their consciences as they start raids on local farmers, who have started growing marijuana simply to keep their farms operational. Story focuses on a young man, who accidentally discovers that his ...
Style: sincere, thought provoking, serious, realistic, contemplative
Plot: farm, moral dilemma, small town life, drug abuse, innocence lost, corporate crimes, small town, introspection, social relations, stoners, dishonesty, intrigue ...
Time: 90s
Place: pennsylvania, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 4.8
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The Lost Coast (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 74 min.
Story: Director/screenwriter Gabriel Fleming (One Thousand Years) explores the subtleties of loneliness, friendship, and sexuality with this tale of two high school friends who are forced to face their unspoken sexual history while wandering the streets of ...
Style: serious, realistic, atmospheric, emotional, gloomy
Plot: forest, self discovery, friendship, lifestyle, haunted by the past, introspection, friends, lgbt, hopes, one night, gay best friend, wilderness ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: san francisco, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
The Stranger in Us (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: In this verité-style drama, Anthony, a newcomer to San Francisco, attempts to come to terms with his abusive ex-lover when he strikes up an unlikely friendship with a street hustler.
Style: realistic, atmospheric, emotional, captivating, serious ...
Plot: gender, looking for love, city life, couples, love and romance, lgbt, gay, writer's block, urban, street kid, lifestyle, gays and lesbians ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: san francisco, usa, california
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22%
The Stick Up Kids (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: People always told Santos he was something special. His Uncle told him to get a skill, so he became a hustler and with his three,they became "The Stick Up Kids" Harlem would never be the same. They thought they had it all... Money, cars, ...
Style: realistic, serious, captivating, psychological, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, rivalry, urban ghetto life, friends, crimes, criminal's revenge, buddies, cons and scams, society, dishonesty, graphic violence, sexual content ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, harlem, usa, harlem manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
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A Better Place (1997)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A high school outcast new to town becomes friends with a violent loner still haunted by the death of his parents.
Style: rough, suspenseful, realistic, serious, tense
Plot: misfit, kidnapping, high school, friends, kids in trouble, social misfits, society, youth, juvenile delinquency, crimes, teenage life, friendship ...
Time: 90s
Place: new jersey, usa
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21%
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Ring the Bell (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: When high-powered sports agent Rob Decker arrives looking for his next major league prospect, he finds more than he bargained for at the Cooke Boys Ranch. As he works to secure Shawn Hart, the top high school baseball prospect in the country, he ...
Style: serious, realistic, christian film
Plot: small town, society, social relations, disorder, redemption, introspection, hopes, misfit, fish out of water, small town life, americana, scout ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%